Debate on China's Rise: Benefiting or Upsetting the Balance of Power in Southeast Asia?

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Wednesday February 26, 2014
      5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
  • Location: Instructional Center 105
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    0.00
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Contact

Noah Solomon

nsolomon3@gatech.edu

Summaries

Summary Sentence: This debate will focus on recent developments in East Asia and the Pacific, drawing positions and arguments from contrasting perspectives of the short and long-term impact of China's regional aims.

Full Summary:

As China rises, becoming stronger economically and militarily, does this benefit the balance of power in East Asia and the Pacific by providing a counterpoint to U.S. power in the region, or does its assertiveness in the region contribute to increased instability? This debate will focus on recent developments in East Asia and the Pacific, drawing positions and arguments from contrasting perspectives of the short and long-term impact of China's regional aims.

As China rises, becoming stronger economically and militarily, does this benefit the balance of power in East Asia and the Pacific by providing a counterpoint to U.S. power in the region, or does its assertiveness in the region contribute to increased instability? This debate will focus on recent developments in East Asia and the Pacific, drawing positions and arguments from contrasting perspectives of the short and long-term impact of China's regional aims.

This debate will be conducted between graduate students from the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, with the goal of promoting critical thinking and discussion on global current issues both within Georgia Tech and across the metro Atlanta area. 

Light refreshments will be served at 6:30PM. The debate will begin at 7:00PM.

Additional Information

In Campus Calendar
Yes
Groups

Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs

Invited Audience
Undergraduate students, Faculty/Staff, Public, Graduate students
Categories
Seminar/Lecture/Colloquium
Keywords
China, east asia, INTA, security
Status
  • Created By: Vince Pedicino
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 17, 2014 - 8:10am
  • Last Updated: Apr 13, 2017 - 5:23pm